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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0001625

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12666  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: A flattened, roughly triangular body resting upon the upper end of each kidney; it is one of the ductless glands furnishing internal secretions (epinephrine and norepinephrine from the medulla and steroid hormones from the cortex).

RADLEX Definition: A pair of glands located at the cranial pole of each of the two kidneys. Each adrenal gland is composed of two distinct endocrine tissues with separate embryonic origins, the adrenal cortex producing steroids and the adrenal medulla producing neurotransmitters. [MeSH]

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A small gland that makes steroid hormones, adrenaline, and noradrenaline. These hormones help control heart rate, blood pressure, and other important body functions. There are two adrenal glands, one on top of each kidney.

CDISC Definition: The endocrine glands adjacent to the kidneys that consist of the outer adrenal cortex and the inner adrenal medulla in mammals.

CSP Definition: paired glands situated in the retroperitoneal tissues at the superior pole of each kidney.

MSH Definition: A pair of glands located at the cranial pole of each of the two KIDNEYS. Each adrenal gland is composed of two distinct endocrine tissues with separate embryonic origins, the ADRENAL CORTEX producing STEROIDS and the ADRENAL MEDULLA producing NEUROTRANSMITTERS.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Adrenal gland, NOS
Adrenal Glands
adrenal gland
Adrenal structure (body structure)
Adrenal structure
Adrenal, NOS
Adrenals
Adrenal
GLAND, ADRENAL
Glands, Adrenal
Glandula suprarenalis
Nebenniere
Set of adrenal glands
suprarenal gland

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12666 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN /surg = probably ADRENALECTOMY; hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis: coord HYPOTHALAMO-HYPOPHYSEAL SYSTEM + PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM; hyperplasia = ADRENAL GLANDS /pathol (IM) + HYPERPLASIA (NIM); congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) = ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA, CONGENITAL MSH
AQL AB AH BS CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RE SE SU TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY Gray's 99:1900 FMA
AUTHORITY Rosse MD FMA
AUTHORITY Terminologia Anatomica 1998 FMA
AUTHORITY Terminologia Anatomica FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
CITE Playbook RADLEX
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
CTV3ID Xa06C SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Dec 2 1997 1:59:38:123PM FMA
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Dec 2 1997 2:14:39:520PM FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 0060-0920 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
FMAID 9604 RADLEX
FX D000315 MSH
ICD-O-3_CODE C74.9 SNOMEDCT_US
LANGUAGE Latin FMA
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20040707 MSH
MN A06.407.071 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C74.9 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 723264001 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~181127006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734139008~TARGETCOMPONENT~362894002 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~Xa06C SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TA_ID A11.5.00.001 FMA
TERM_LEVEL 3 ICDO
TERM_LEVEL 4 ICDO
TERM_LEVEL Synonym ICDO
TERMUI T001010 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TRANSLATION French: Glande surrénale FMA
TRANSLATION German: Nebenniere FMA
TRANSLATION Spanish: Glándula suprarrenal FMA
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Organ UWDA

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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